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Truman and Mrs. Roosevelt accepting medal

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6.5x8.5 inches
Black & White
HST Keywords
Medaille Militaire - France - Roosevelt, Franklin D.; French Embassy; Truman - Dignitaries - Foreign - France - Bonnet, Henri; Truman - Dignitaries - Political Associates - Roosevelt, Eleanor

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President Harry S. Truman (left) standing next to Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt accepting France's Medaille Militaire, France's highest military medal, posthumously to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The medal was presented by French ambassador Henri Bonnet. The medal was presented at the French Embassy. Source, New York Times, 7-15-1947, p. 25.
July 14, 1947